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‘Multi-pronged strategy need to tackle cyber terror’


August 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) A multi-pronged strategy of setting up of a super information- sharing body, better coordination between government agencies, use of indigenous software and hardware could help in ... Read more...

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Kazmi, Iranians named suspects in Israeli embassy car blast


July 31st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday filed a chargesheet in a city court accusing journalist Syed Mohammad Kazmi of conspiring with foreigners for the Feb 13 Israeli ... Read more...

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Apple removes spam message app from App Store


July 6th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Apple has removed an application collecting users' address book contacts from its App Store, which was taken as the first instance of iOS App Store ... Read more...

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Gurgaon cops arrest Delhi trader for extortion call


April 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 8 (IANS) A businessman was arrested Sunday from Delhi for making an extortion call to his brother-in-law, a trader in this suburb of the national capital, sources said.Last ... Read more...

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Karnataka man unknowingly dials Hina Rabbani Khar


February 13th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) The mobile phone number of Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar will not be known to many people, including VIPs in that country. But a 22-year-old ... Read more...

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Income Tax official gets 4 years jail for bribery


February 1st, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A special court has convicted a former additional commissioner of Income Tax for corruption and sentenced him to four years jail. Special Central Bureau of ... Read more...

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‘Pay me 10,000 pounds for access to British PM’


January 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) In a major cash-for-access scandal, a 50-year-old Indian-origin Conservative Party activist and fund-raiser was thrown out of the party after he was caught boasting in ... Read more...

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Pakistani bureaucrat taken for a ride


August 31st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) A Pakistani bureaucrat fell for a scam when he was told that he had won a new car which he would get after paying a token ... Read more...

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Ex-IAF officer, wife murdered (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 4 (IANS) A retired Indian Air Force (IAF) officer and his wife were found murdered in their ransacked Ghaziabad house Monday morning, police said.Bodies of Rana Pratap and ... Read more...

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Militants target education sector in Manipur


April 13th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Apr 13 (ANI): After targeting employees in the insurance, banking and hospitality sectors, militants in Manipur are now reportedly targeting students, teachers, principals and professors for extortion and ransom.These attacks pose ... Read more...

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Hoax bomb calls over India-Pakistan match venue


March 27th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Officials at the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) stadium in neighbouring Mohali went through anxious moments Sunday after a caller repeatedly told the police that a bomb ... Read more...

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Kate Roberts swindled out of her savings in a scam


January 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British woman has been swindled out of her life savings in an Internet love scam.Kate Roberts who is a mother of three, told reporters that she ... Read more...

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Expert warns users ‘to remove address, mobile number from Facebook’


January 17th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 17 (ANI): A security expert has warned that users should remove their home addresses and phone numbers from their Facebook accounts.Graham Cluley said the website now gives third parties ... Read more...

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Boasting Aussies are scared: Pietersen


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen believes the Aussies are boasting and making big statements because they are under pressure to deliver.In a far-ranging interview to The Sun, ... Read more...

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Indian-origin teacher ‘lured 15-yr-old pupils into bed with sex texts’


November 20th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): The female teacher who admitted having sex with two 15-year-old boys apparently seduced the pupils by sending them sex texts.Hina Patel, 37, as revealed by the victim, was ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney’s hooker hires bodyguards after receiving death threats


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's 1200 pounds-a-night vice girl Jenny Thompson is spending 900 pounds a day on bodyguards after receiving death threats from unknown enemies.Pals have revealed that Thompson, 21, ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra, Veena Malik disagree over Asif links


September 8th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra's publicist Wednesday rubbished Pakistani bowler Mohammad Asif's ex-girlfriend Veena Malik's claims that the Indian actress has links with the cricketer, now embroiled in a ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra denies match-fixing allegations


September 6th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra has denied having any links with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Asif, embroiled in the latest match-fixing controversy that has hit the cricket world. "Personally, Neetu does ... Read more...

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‘World Cup’ text message scam warning for Aussies


June 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Australians have been warned of fraudsters who are trying to make money from the World Cup hype by sending text messages claiming the recipient has just won millions ... Read more...

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The mobile number that rang the death knell


May 26th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The Bulgarian mobile phone number - 0888 888 888 - has been suspended after every person who used it in the past 10 years died. The last man ... Read more...

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Indian-origin Oz doc gets deregistered for having sex with ‘nymphomaniac’ patient


April 17th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, April 17 (ANI): An Indian-origin doctor in Australia is said to have been deregistered after he had a sexual affair with a 'nymphomaniac' patient of his.When Dr Naresh Parajuli was told ... Read more...

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British hoaxer claimed he was raped by a whale!


April 15th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 15 (ANI): A British prankster made numerous hoax emergency calls, including a claim that he had been raped by a whale and that his manhood fell off because he smoked ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods ‘changed his mobile number 5 times last year’


March 9th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 9 (ANI): Troubled golfer Tiger Woods changed his mobile phone number five times in the past year, revealed a pro golfer pal.In an interview with a US golf magazine, ... Read more...

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Lonely Tiger on brink, takes to cartoons (Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Tiger Woods is lonely, watching cartoons and eating cereal all by himself. His friends fear the celebrity golfer is going through such mental agony that he is ... Read more...

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Lonely Tiger Woods close to ‘cracking up’, say friends


December 17th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Friends of troubled celebrity golfer Tiger Woods fear he is close to "cracking up" after spending days alone watching cartoons and eating cereal, reports The Sun. The ... Read more...

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Want to complain about governance? SMS the collector


October 26th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) Government employees in Madhya Pradesh's Guna district not doing their job properly, watch out! Complaints against you will now reach the district collector through a simple SMS, as ... Read more...

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Chinese woman ‘fishes for love’ and big bucks!


October 25th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 25 (ANI): Jin Xing from Henan, China has been "fishing for a husband" at a tourist spot in Kaifeng and has two conditions for tying the knot.The 22-year-old Xing ... Read more...

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Nokia to offer mobile financial service, creates new unit


August 27th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 27 (DPA) Nokia, the world's largest maker of handsets, is to offer a mobile financial service for mobile phone users, including those who lack a bank account. The group Thursday said ... Read more...

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Microsoft wants to be part of unique identity project: Gates


July 24th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Terming the unique identity project as a "great initiative", Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates Friday said the software giant wanted to partner with India in the ambitious project ... Read more...

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Coach Ancelotti begs Man U’s Tevez to join Chelsea


June 16th, 2009 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Manchester United's Carlos Tevez was on holiday in Buenos Aires, and was in a state of shock after receiving a telephone call from coach Carlo Ancelotti begging ... Read more...

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Politicians, businessmen supporting Dawood Ibrahim: Bangladesh police (Lead)


June 8th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) The trail of a police probe into activities of international mafia don Dawood Ibrahim has reached the doors of politicians and businessmen in Bangladesh, media reports here said ... Read more...

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Bangladesh politicians, businessmen supporting Dawood Ibrahim


June 8th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) The trail of probe into activities of international mafia don Dawood Ibrahim has reached the doors of politicians and businessmen in Bangladesh, media reports here said Monday. The authorities ... Read more...

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MNP to implement number portability by September


April 30th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India plans to implement mobile number portability services in Kolkata, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu circles by September this year, a top official ... Read more...

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Two US firms selected for number portability services


March 9th, 2009 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has selected two US-based companies - Telcordia Technologies and Syniverse Technologies - to provide mobile number portability (MNP) services in India, a ... Read more...

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Mobile number could become identification number: Industry


March 3rd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The mobile phone number may become an individual's identity number (ID) on account of its uniqueness if Alcatel-Lucent's plans materialise, the company said Tuesday. "We are working ... Read more...

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